Friday, March 16, 2012

How To Replace Catalytic Converter On Ford Ranger?

The Ford Ranger Catalytic Converter replacing details are as follows:----


Catalytic Converter
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Procedure is as follows:----

2.3L Engine
Specific to:
Ford Ranger 2008-2009

NOTE
The Catalytic Converter is part of the down pipe assembly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  3. Disconnect the Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) and Catalyst Monitor Sensor (CMS) electrical connectors.
  4. Remove the 2 exhaust downpipe-to-muffler and tail pipe assembly bolts, 2 flag nuts and gasket. Discard the flag nuts and gasket.
  5. Remove the 2 exhaust downpipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts. Discard the nuts.
  6. Remove the transmission mount and isolator-to-transmission bolt and remove the exhaust downpipe. 
    WARNING
    Do not use oil or grease-based lubricants on the isolators. These lubricants may cause deterioration of the rubber. This can lead to separation of the isolator from the exhaust hanger bracket during vehicle operation.



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    Fig. Exhaust system-exploded view 2.3L engine
To install:
  1. Clean all the mating surface of the exhaust downpipe.
  2. Position the exhaust downpipe into the vehicle and install the transmission mount and isolator-to-transmission bolt. Tighten the bolt to 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm).
  3. Install the 2 new exhaust downpipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts and tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  4. Install a new exhaust downpipe-to-muffler and tail pipe assembly gasket.
  5. Install the 2 exhaust downpipe-to-muffler and tail pipe assembly bolts and 2 new flag nuts. Tighten the nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  6. Connect the HO2S and CMS electrical connectors.
  7. Check to see if the exhaust system isolators are at zero load.
4.0L Engine
Specific to:
Ford Ranger 2008-2009

NOTE
The Catalytic Converter is part of the Y-pipe assembly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  3. Disconnect the Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) and Catalyst Monitor Sensor (CMS) electrical connectors.
  4. Remove the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe assembly-to-muffler and tailpipe assembly bolts, flag nuts and gasket. Discard the flag nuts and gasket.
  5. Remove the transmission mount and isolator-to-transmission bolt.
  6. Remove the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe nuts. Discard the nuts.
  7. Using a suitable jack, support the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe.
  8. Loosen the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts.
  9. Using a suitable jack, support the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe.
  10. Remove the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts. Discard the nuts.
  11. Remove the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe.
  12. Remove the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe gasket. Discard the gasket.
  13. Remove the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts and remove the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe. Discard the nuts. 

    image
    Fig. Exhaust system-exploded view 4.0L engine
To install:

WARNING
Do not use oil or grease-based lubricants on the isolators. These lubricants may cause deterioration of the rubber. This can lead to separation of the isolator from the exhaust hanger bracket during vehicle operation.

  1. Clean all the mating surface of the exhaust Y-pipe.
  2. Position the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe into the vehicle and loosely install the new RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts.
  3. Install a new LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe gasket.
  4. Position the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe into the vehicle and loosely install the new LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts.
  5. Loosely install the new LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe nuts.
  6. Install the transmission mount and isolator-to-transmission bolt. Tighten the bolt to 60 ft. lbs. (90 Nm).
  7. Install a new RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-muffler and tailpipe assembly gasket.
  8. Loosely install the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-muffler and tailpipe assembly bolts and new flag nuts.
  9. Tighten the exhaust Y-pipe assembly-to-exhaust manifold nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  10. Tighten the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of exhaust Y-pipe nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  11. Tighten the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-muffler and tailpipe assembly bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  12. Connect the HO2S and CMS electrical connectors.
  13. Check to see if the exhaust system isolators are at zero load.
3.0L Engine
Specific to:
Ford Ranger 2008

NOTE
The Catalytic Converter is part of the Y-pipe assembly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  3. Disconnect the Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) and Catalyst Monitor Sensor (CMS) electrical connectors.
  4. Remove the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe assembly-to-muffler and tailpipe assembly bolts, flag nuts and gasket. Discard the flag nuts and gasket.
  5. Remove the transmission mount and isolator-to-transmission bolt.
  6. Remove the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe nuts. Discard the nuts.
  7. Using a suitable jack, support the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe.
  8. Loosen the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts.
  9. Using a suitable jack, support the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe.
  10. Remove the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts. Discard the nuts.
  11. Remove the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe.
  12. Remove the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe gasket. Discard the gasket.
  13. Remove the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts and remove the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe. Discard the nuts. 

    image
    Fig. Exhaust system-exploded view 3.0L engine
To install:

WARNING
Do not use oil or grease-based lubricants on the isolators. These lubricants may cause deterioration of the rubber. This can lead to separation of the isolator from the exhaust hanger bracket during vehicle operation.

  1. Clean all the mating surface of the exhaust Y-pipe.
  2. Position the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe into the vehicle and loosely install the new RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts.
  3. Install a new LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe gasket.
  4. Position the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe into the vehicle and loosely install the new LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-exhaust manifold nuts.
  5. Loosely install the new LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe nuts.
  6. Install the transmission mount and isolator-to-transmission bolt. Tighten the bolt to 60 ft. lbs. (90 Nm).
  7. Install a new RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-muffler and tailpipe assembly gasket.
  8. Loosely install the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-muffler and tailpipe assembly bolts and new flag nuts.
  9. Tighten the exhaust Y-pipe assembly-to-exhaust manifold nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  10. Tighten the LH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-RH side of exhaust Y-pipe nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  11. Tighten the RH side of the exhaust Y-pipe-to-muffler and tailpipe assembly bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  12. Connect the HO2S and CMS electrical connectors.
  13. Check to see if the exhaust system isolators are at zero load.



These details will help.
Thanks.

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